Essential Functions: The Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at the Wayne State University's Mike Ilitch School of Business is seeking to fill a non-tenure track position starting Fall 2021/Winter 2022 at the Lecturer level. Candidates will be expected to:Teach 3-4 sections of Marketing a semester with an emphasis on advertising, social media and digital marketing.Work with other faculty to maintain, adapt and deliver advertising curriculum that is current, effective, and appropriate to the advertising program. Instruct students in a classroom, online and/or hybrid setting. Perform duties as assigned including those related to the Marketing program and student success, such as leading the advertising specialization, serving as faculty advisor for marketing related student organization, overseeing the marketing advisory committee, assisting with placement of marketing students, serving on committees, etc.About Wayne State University, the Mike Ilitch School of Business, and the Marketing ProgramThe AACSB-International accredited Mike Ilitch School of Business prepares students for challenging and rewarding careers, advances the boundaries of scholarly and practitioner knowledge, and enhances the economic vitality of the city of Detroit, the state of Michigan and beyond through its programs, research and community engagement. Established in 1946, the business school was renamed in 2015 in recognition of a $40 million gift from Mike and Marian Ilitch. Thanks to this lead investment, a new state-of-the-art building is slated to open in the heart of the District Detroit in 2018. The School has some 4000 students. For more information, visit ilitchbusiness.wayne.edu.The marketing program consists of some 650 undergraduate majors across general marketing and advertising specializations. The Program also includes an MBA concentration in Marketing with some 160 students, and a concentration in International Business with some 100 students. The Marketing Program also includes a Ph.D. Degree Program. There are 7 tenure track faculty in the Marketing Program.
Qualifications: Requirements for the position include Master's in Marketing, or a related degree, from an AACSB-accredited school for the Lecturer position. The ideal candidate would have highly evaluated experience in teaching advertising and marketing related courses. The ideal candidate would also have significant industry experience in marketing and advertising related fields, and excellent connections with marketing and advertising employers. The candidate must also possess the qualifications necessary to be designated a qualified faculty member in accordance with AACSB standards. Salary and benefits packages are competitive.
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.